Welcome to the DNA Special Interest Group (DNA SIG)
The CVGS DNA SIG meets every two months, typically the first Friday of odd months (January, March, May July, September, and November) at 1:00 pm Pacific Time. We alternate DNA SIG monthly meetings with VCGS.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings are virtual via Zoom. Please contact Colleen Yinger if you want to be added to the CVGS DNA SIG email distribution list. Our recent DNA SIG meetings have included a diverse range of topics including: Y-DNA, Quick and Dirty Trees, X-DNA, AncestryDNA, the Leeds Method, Using 23andme, and DNA Painter.
Friday, July 9 (date change), 1:00 pm, CVGS, Virtual Meeting, WATO (What Are The Odds?), a tool by Jonny Perl.
Saturday, August 21, 10:30 am, VCGS, Virtual Meeting, GEDmatch follow-on demo and Q&A. Contact Don Worth for more information.
Friday, September 10 (date change), 1:00 pm, CVGS, Virtual Meeting, "Using DNA Analysis to Confirm a Lineage Proof”, by Bill Marlatt
Presentations from past DNA SIG meetings: Presentations from past DNA SIG meetings are available to members (click and login for access).
CVGS DNA SIG Facebook Group: Please join our DNA SIG Facebook group to keep up-to-date on the latest genetic genealogy news and interact with other members.
DNA testing: Check out a summary of DNA tests and the companies that offer testing for genealogical research.
DNA Resources: Books, Blogs, Videos/Webinars, 3rd Party Tools, and more
Genetic Genealogy Glossary: Definitions of common genetic genealogy terms